Linux Mint Is Simple, Easy And Stable
The most recommended Linux distribution for Linux newbies is the Linux Mint. It’s easy to understand and easy to use. I remember when I first tried to switch to Linux using Ubuntu, I could not. I could not understand that strange look of Ubuntu. Although today I use Ubuntu as a primary operating system. I quickly realized that I should figure out the correct distro for me. Then I found this video of Nixie Pixel. That’s the smallest video I could get. I quickly downloaded the distro, installed it. I learned it very quickly, understood how stuff works in Linux.
Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Beta
Although this is Linux Mint 18 “BETA” release so some lags are expected. So far I have been using it without any issue. This is pretty stable on my system. The release comes with many changes and improvements. There are many new things that Linux lovers will want to try in this beta release. Do report to the community, if any error you come across.
What’s New In Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Beta
Linux Mint New Look In Arc Based Theme — Mint-Y
All we know the main Linux Mint distro uses Cinnamon. Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” has Cinnamon 3.0 version with more features and improvements.Cinnamon 3.0 has more features –
- Window Management Improvements on Tiling
- Mapping and unmapping window
- Animations on Dialogues and Menus are enabled by default
- Improved Touchpad Support
- Panel Launchers now include actions
- Many more…
Here is the video that shows you off all the new features that Cinnamon 3.0 has –
Linux Mint 18 Will Have Its Own Apps: X-Apps
The idea behind this project is to replace applications which no longer integrate properly outside of a particular environment (this is the case for a growing number of GNOME applications) and to give our desktop environments the same set of core applications, so that each change, each new feature being developed, each little improvement made in one of them will benefit not just one environment, but all of them.
Improved Update Manager
Update manager in Linux Mint already has the great features that help users choosing the fastest update server and also let users know what update they should install and what not. In Linux Mint 18 the update manager has been improved even more. Users now have the ability to first decide what type of updates they should installed to make their system stable. The very first time users start the update manager, they have three options.